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Teaching Case: Peanut Policy in the United States, 1996 part of Teaching Methods:Teaching with the Case Method:Examples
The text of this case is a transcript of a story broadcast on NPR's All Things Considered on January 22, 1996. The story concerns Congressional debate about agricultural programs, particularly the price ...

Teaching Case: Textiles and the Multi-Fiber Arrangement part of Teaching Methods:Teaching with the Case Method:Examples
An "oldie but goodie" this 1983 case (revised in 1990), is set in December 1981, when the international arrangement governing international trade in textiles is up for renewal. The US, Europe and ...

Revving up for Relief: Harley-Davidson at the ITC part of Teaching Methods:Teaching with the Case Method:Examples
Published in 1986, this Kennedy School case tells the story of Harley-Davidson's application to the ITC for temporary relief from high levels of imported Japanese motorcycles. The case lays out, in ...

Teaching Case: Maine Turnpike Toll Discounts part of Teaching Methods:Teaching with the Case Method:Examples
This is a very short case about a coupon experiment on the Maine Turnpike that can be used very early in Micro Principles courses to motivate the introduction of demand curves, elasticity and externalities that comes later in the course.

Rescuing the Aral Sea: use of Case Method part of Teaching Methods:Teaching with the Case Method:Examples
A case based upon the environmental devastation of the Aral Sea that illustrates economic concepts of opportunity cost and social marginal cost.

Too many deer? A public hearing part of Teaching Methods:Teaching with the Case Method:Examples
Students reenact a public hearing to determine how to manage a deer herd that is overpopulated.

Retinitis pigmentosa: Genetic Eye Disease part of Teaching Methods:Teaching with the Case Method:Examples
By examining the progress of a genetic eye disease, students learn about eyes, genetic disorders, and neurons in this case designed for clickers and large lecture sections.

Recycle -- or not? A case from New York City part of Teaching Methods:Teaching with the Case Method:Examples
A case for the analysis of externalities (social costs and benefits) in the context of recycling. Drawn from a program in New York City.

An Interactive Introduction to Randomized Control Trials part of Teaching Methods:Classroom Experiments:Examples
This activity provides a classroom impact evaluation exercise that serves as an introduction to the primary investigative tool of current Development economics.

Energy and the Environment part of Teaching Methods:Classroom Experiments:Examples
This experiment illustrates how seemingly harmless individual actions can, when taken collectively, develop into larger costs to society.